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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Arita (made)

  • Date:

    1730-1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with moulded decoration and painting in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Irene Finch, IF collection no. 94/73

  • Museum number:

    FE.29-2006

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case N, shelf 4

Physical description

Dish, square, with lobed corners. Border with relief-moulded reserves, separated by blue and white strips of symmetrical designs derived from scrolling. Central picture is a curled dragon with decorative shapes outside and clouds inside.

Place of Origin

Arita (made)

Date

1730-1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with moulded decoration and painting in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 8.0 cm, Width: 32.1 cm, Depth: 32.2 cm

Object history note

Irene Finch note, 2009: 94/73 FE.29-2006
Large square low bowl with indented corners, b&w. Border with relief-moulded reserves, separated by b&w strips of symmetrical designs derived from scrolling. Central picture is a curled dragon with decorative shapes outside and clouds inside.

Descriptive line

Cer, Japan, Arita, blue and white
Dish, square, lobed; moulded etc.
Irene Finch gift, 94/73

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt blue

Techniques

Underglaze; Moulding; Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Dragons; Scrollwork

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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